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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A local group created to prevent crime and violence in the city, presented awards to people making a difference in the community.

The Mahoning Valley Task Force on Crime and Violence Prevention held the 17th Annual Peace Awards Banquet Monday to recognize individuals in the community who have worked for crime and violence prevention.

The task force plans to work with the newly formed Community Initiative to Reduce Violence, or C.I.R.V., in an attempt to eliminate repeated efforts on the reduction of crime in the community.

Retired Judge Robert Douglas spoke at the event.

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